Programs

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
The combined choirs of Community Baptist Church and Mount Zion A.M.E. Church present a program of spirituals, gospel music and brief narration of Black History. Free and all are welcome.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:45pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, January 26 at 10:30 am to discuss Doug Burgess' Fogland Point. All are welcome. 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 4:45pm to 5:30pm
A lively reading reading of selected works from the Bard. All are welcome. Free.
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
The Redwood is delighted to welcome back classical pianist Clemens Teufel on Sunday, February 3 at 3:00 pm.  Mr. Teufel will present Scenes from Childhood op. 15, Four piano pieces op. 32 and Kreisleriano op. 16. A discussion of Schumann's music to follow the concert.  Born in Frankfurt, Germany,... Read More
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time - and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years but where did this all begin? It is time to look at the early years of Picasso; the upbringing and the learning that led... Read More
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Choir, discusses key musical works from the baroque era, focusing on composers from Italy and Germany. Free and all are welcome.   Register Online or call 401-847-0292 for reservations.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join the Redwood Library staff for our Pub Trivia Challenge. Teams of up to five compete over five rounds for honor, glory, prizes and general bragging rights. Gather your friends for a night of all-you-can-eat pizza and beer and test your trivia knowledge in the Nation’s oldest continuously... Read More
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
In honor of George Washington's birthday, on February 22 at 11:30 am a brief program will be presented and wreath laying by the Sons of the Revolution and the Artillery Company of Newport will stage a salute on the Redwood lawn by the statue of George Washington.  The Artillery Company of Newport... Read More
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 9:30pm to Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
Enjoy a wide selection of non-fiction, fiction, music CDs and DVDs. Sunday, February 24 will feature our popular "$5 per bag" offer from 1:00 - 5:00pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Choir, discusses key musical works from the early eighteenth century, focusing on pieces by Vivaldi, Couperin, Rameau and Telemann. Free and all are welcome.   Register Online or call 401-847-0292 for reservations.
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, March 2 at 10:30 am to discuss selected poems by Sappho. All are welcome. 
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Choir, discusses the life and musical works of Johann Sebastian Bach. Free and all are welcome.   Register Online or call 401-847-0292 for reservations.
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, March 30 at 10:30 am to discuss Amanda Smith's Newspaper Titan. All are welcome. 
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Choir, discusses the life and musical works of George Frideric Handel. Free and all are welcome.   Register Online or call 401-847-0292 for reservations.
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Choir, discusses key musical works from the enlightenment era, focusing piece by Pergolesi, Scarlatti, Rousseau, Piccini and Gluck. Free and all are welcome.   Register Online or call 401-847-0292 for reservations.
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, April 20 at 10:30 am to discuss Heather Morris' The Tattooist of Auschwitz. All are welcome. 
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
The Redwood is pleased to welcome back pianist Itay Goren for a concert in the historic Harrison Room, featuring works by Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy and Modest Mussorgsky.  Described as "an evocative journey from shimmering excitement to calm contemplation"(Classical New Jersey), pianist Itay... Read More
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Choir, discusses key vocal and instrumental works , focusing piece by Sons of Bach and Sammartini. Free and all are welcome.   Register Online or call 401-847-0292 for reservations.
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, May 18 at 10:30 am to discuss Edmond Rostrand's Cyrano de Bergerac. All are welcome.